Author: Robert Fitzgerald

QUEST alumna founds Crumbs and Whiskers, D.C.’s First Cat Cafe! 1

QUEST alumna founds Crumbs and Whiskers, D.C.’s First Cat Cafe!

By: Jacob Wilkowski Crumbs and Whiskers is the brainchild and enormously famous cat café of QUEST alumna Kanchan Singh (Q17).  The result of a trip to Thailand, where Kanchan volunteered in an elephant sanctuary...

Sarah Scott’s (Q23) Experience at LeaderShape 2015 in Atlanta, GA 0

Sarah Scott’s (Q23) Experience at LeaderShape 2015 in Atlanta, GA

By: Ryan Chow As an incoming 190H mentor, Sarah Scott (Q23) was given the opportunity to attend the LeaderShape 2015 national session in Atlanta, Georgia this past July. This program was a six-day conference...

Consulting In Spanish: Rachel George’s Summer Internship 0

Consulting In Spanish: Rachel George’s Summer Internship

By: Rachel George (Q21) I think consulting is hard enough without having to do it in Spanish. This summer I had to do just that while interning with the Social Entrepreneur Corps in Ecuador...

Reflecting on August’s D.C. Alumni Happy Hour 0

Reflecting on August’s D.C. Alumni Happy Hour

By: Jacob Wilkowski On August 4th, 2015 QUEST alumni and students alike descended on City Tap House in Washington, DC for an evening of some serious schmoozing and New-American fare. The event was well...

The 490H Experience 0

The 490H Experience

By: Aashima Gupta Since the start of the QUEST program, I’m sure you have heard plenty about the capstone course, BMGT/ENES490H. This course is unique from anything that I have taken at UMD, mostly...

Jessica Macklin Presents at ASEE Conference in Seattle 0

Jessica Macklin Presents at ASEE Conference in Seattle

This summer, QUEST’s Program Coordinator, Jessica Macklin, had the opportunity to spread knowledge and excitement for the QUEST program across the country while presenting at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference in...

Meet QUEST’s New Graduate Assistant, Emily Kelly! 0

Meet QUEST’s New Graduate Assistant, Emily Kelly!

Hi everyone! My name is Emily Kelly and I am the new Graduate Assistant for QUEST. I’m so excited to be working with the students in this program and the entire QUEST community. I...

A Farewell to QUESTPress’s Graduating Seniors 0

A Farewell to QUESTPress’s Graduating Seniors

“When there is no turning back, we should concern ourselves only with the best way of going forward.” – Paulo Coelho It is with heavy hearts that QUESTPress says goodbye to three longtime members...

HAAT Consulting Receives Outstanding Capstone Award 0

HAAT Consulting Receives Outstanding Capstone Award

For the first time this semester, a cohort of junior QUEST students took the capstone 490H class. Team HAAT Consulting, working for CFR Engineering, was the first team to win the newly titled Outstanding...

At Ledo’s Pizza, QUEST students build community 0

At Ledo’s Pizza, QUEST students build community

[slideshow_deploy id=’1965′] At the start of each spring semester for the past few years now, QSO has made a tradition out of its annual Ice Skating and Ledo’s pizza day. Students meet at the...